Warehouse Handler Job Description

Warehouse Handler Job Description

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Warehouse handler provides training for new hires and propose training as necessary for existing employees to ensure appropriate skill level is maintained and in compliance with applicable OSHA and DOT Hazardous Waste regulations.

Warehouse Handler Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective warehouse handler job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included warehouse handler job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Accurately records information on discrete jobs
Operation of material handling equipment (RF devices, label machines, weight scales, & some powered equipment such as forklift, picker or pallet jacks)
Conducts quality inspection of correct part number and lot number
Perform various data entry transactions, WIP Issue or Transfer, etc to create a smooth Work flow process
Refill of picking locations
Load, ship, and log palletized shipments onto outbound vehicles
Advise warehouse supervisor of out‐of‐stock items upon discovery
Rotate inventory stock
Responsible for unloading materials and merchandise from vendor, common carrier and company-owned trucks
Responsible for proper handling of materials and merchandise to minimize the potential for damage and injury

Warehouse Handler Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Warehouse Handler

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PIT, IATA, DOT

Education for Warehouse Handler

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the warehouse handler job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Education, English, Department of Education, Technical, Associates, Business, Manufacturing, Medical, Management

Skills for Warehouse Handler

Desired skills for warehouse handler include:

Corporate guidelines and Policies related to the employee’s work
Evidence of working with BPE methods
Hazardous Waste Handling
Incoming materials
International regulations
OSHA as they pertain to the employee’s work
Product names

Desired experience for warehouse handler includes:

Responsible for adherence to company policies including safety and the use of personal protective equipment
Responsible for maintaining a clean and clear work environment, free from trip hazards
May perform inventory reconciliation counting
May uncarton/unwrap furniture and inspect for defects and damages
May prepare furniture for home delivery including the application of Gold Plan product
May load furniture on trucks for delivery

Warehouse Handler Examples


Warehouse Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a warehouse handler. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for warehouse handler
  • Performs tasks within acceptable limits for quality, quantity, sanitation, and timeliness of completion, paying particular attention to prevent and eliminate costly errors
  • Meets Company’s attendance requirements, including timely reporting of absence and working overtime, as requested
  • Maintains a neat and orderly work area, in accordance to 5S Standards, by cleaning spills and disposing of trash on a timely basis
  • Participates in on-the-job training and instruction to learn other job tasks
  • Complies with Company policies and performing other duties as assigned
  • Provide relief coverage to route drivers within the local area
  • Assist in receiving all deliveries including unloading trucks, accurate counts, matching counts to packing slips and POs
  • Assist in moving deliveries to the appropriate place in the warehouse and stage for storage and distribution
  • Aid in the preparation and distribution of food, beverage and merchandise on the pier with an emphasis on accuracy in a timely manner
  • Assist in expediting delivery of supplies and equipment to all appropriate departments
Qualifications for warehouse handler
  • Competitive wages with scheduled pay increases
  • Tuition assistance available for students
  • Forklift experience preferred but not required
  • Forklift certification, or ability to obtain certification, is required
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and good eyesight
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds consistently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally

Warehouse Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of warehouse handler. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for warehouse handler
  • Contribute to team effort by completing tasks as assigned
  • Coordinates the movement of material to the necessary manufacturing areas to support production schedules
  • Physically and systematically executes necessary material movements involving all types of material requiring replenishment to manufacturing areas
  • Executes material movements to all necessary areas outside of the manufacturing process
  • Utilizes RF scanners when appropriate for performing ERP transactions
  • Operates any material handling equipment as needed
  • Maintains organization of Bin Management and First In First Out maintenance
  • Returns unused materials to stockroom from manufacturing areas using RF
  • Properly disposes scrap components
  • Pulls material for purges from stock as needed
Qualifications for warehouse handler
  • First Shift
  • Unload and Receive Materials/
  • Take charge of Inventory Control and Management
  • Supply Materials to proper Plant Locations
  • Organized, Attentive and Punctual
  • Previous warehouse experience (inventory, loading and offloading)

Warehouse Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a warehouse handler. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for warehouse handler
  • Verifies necessary material movements and paperwork to ensure correct physical and system movement of material
  • Required to stand or walk for extended periods of time, use hand and fingers to handle or feel tools or computer equipment
  • Load products, parts, or merchandise into designated packages, boxes, crates, or other receptacles
  • Remove shipped materials from delivery vehicles and move to designated storage area
  • Operates hand truck or various truck from our fleet of trucks (fork, reach, picker) to move or convey shipments
  • Assembles finished good orders and loads shipments based on established standard operating procedures
  • Receives incoming shipments based on established standard operating procedures
  • Prints and pulls warehouse transfers and orders
  • Receives, inspects and stores merchandise or materials
  • Executes all aspects of shipping orders and receiving product from outside vendors
Qualifications for warehouse handler
  • Perform physical inventories and cycle counts
  • Perform at or above established quality and productivity standards
  • Responsible for maintaining competency for Material Handler 1
  • 3 or 4 day work weeks as a base schedule
  • Must be available to work voluntary and mandatory overtime!
  • No experience necessary - we train!

Warehouse Handler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a warehouse handler. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for warehouse handler
  • Works with Production and Customer Service departments
  • Assembles loads for other facilities as needed
  • Supports & complies with safety guidelines
Qualifications for warehouse handler
  • Ability to efficiently manage time and work without direct supervision
  • Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license
  • Experience not necessary

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